WELFARE OFFICER

The club's Welfare & Child Protection Officer is:

  • Susan White
  • 01506 238 772
  • Email

If anything or anyone at the club makes you concerned or uncomfortable, please contact the club Welfare Officer who is fully trained to deal with such issues.

WELFARE POLICY

Everyone who takes part in athletics is entitled to participate in an enjoyable and safe environment. To ensure this Athletics in the UK which encompasses UK Athletics Limited, England Athletics Limited, Welsh Athletics Limited, Scottish Athletics Limited and Athletics Northern Ireland is committed to establishing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure a safe athletics environment.

The governing bodies fully accept their legal and moral obligations to provide a duty of care, to protect all children and vulnerable adults and safeguard their welfare, irrespective of age, impairment, gender, racial origin, religious belief and sexual identity.

  • The welfare of the child or vulnerable adult is paramount.
  • All children and vulnerable adults have the right to protection from abuse
  • All suspicions and allegations of abuse and poor practice will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
  • All individuals involved in athletics understand and accept their responsibility to report concerns to the appropriate officer.

In order to meet this obligation all athletics bodies will:

  • Provide and enforce procedures to safeguard the well being of all participants and protect them from abuse.
  • Ensure all young people and vulnerable adults who take part in athletics are able to participate in a safe and fun environment.
  • Respect and uphold the rights, wishes and feelings of young people, and/or vulnerable adults.
  • Recruit, train and supervise their employees and volunteers to adopt best practise to safeguard and protect young people and vulnerable adults from abuse, and themselves from false allegations.
  • Require staff/volunteers to adopt and abide by their Welfare Policy and Procedures, Codes of Conduct and the relevant grievance, investigatory and disciplinary procedures.
  • Respond to any allegations appropriately and implement the appropriate complaints, child protection, disciplinary and appeals procedures.
  • Review policies regularly.

HELPLINES

ChildLine www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111
CPSU www.thecpsu.org.uk 0141 418 5670
NSPCC www.nspcc.org.uk 0808 800 5000
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